BIENVENIDO E. LAGUESMA
Secretary, Department of Labor and Employment
Board Member, CAAP Board
Educational Attainments
  • Ateneo de Manila College of Law, 1975, Bachelor of Laws.
  • Lyceum of the Philippines, 1971, AB Political Science.
  • Novaliches High School (NHS), 1967 (Graduated Valedictorian)
Post-Graduate Studies
  • Graduate, Career Executive Service Development Program, Session XIX, conducted by the Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP) 1984 – 1985.
  • Colombo Scholar (British Council) – Public Sector Administration Course, Royal Institute of Public Administration, London, United Kingdom of Great Britain, May 13 – August 2, 1985.
Work Experience
  • Secretary, Department of Labor and Employment, July 2022-Present
  • Commissioner, Social Security Commission, March 2011 – November 2016
  • Secretary, Department of Labor & Employment, June 1998 to January 2001
  • Undersecretary, Department of Labor & Employment, 1990 to 1996
  • Presidential Assistant, Office of the President of the Republic of the Philippines, November 1996 to January 1998
  • Administrator, National Conciliation and Mediation Board, DOLE (1987-1989)
  • Regional Director, DOLE Regional Office No. III, (1982-1986)
  • Assistant Regional Director, (1981-1982)
  • Executive Labor Arbiter, RAB III, National Labor Relations Commission, (1979-1980)
  • Labor Arbiter, National Labor Relations Commission, (1979)
  • Med-Arbiter, DOLE, (1976-1979)